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Trail Conditions

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closedClosed Trails
goodGood to go!
fairFair conditions - muddy or wet spots
poorPoor or severe conditions - Use discouraged
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Trail Conditions Report -December 1, 2017


Trail Network:

Conditions

Comments
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Animas MountainClosedSeasonal wildlife closures for the elk coming down from the high country. Closed to all users until April 15Animas_Mtn_Closure
Animas Mountain-Lower Loop Good
Dalla Mountain ParkGood
Dalla Mountain Park: Climbing Areas (Ponderosa, Bouldering, Sailing Hawk)Good
Smelter MountainClosedSeasonal Closure Dec 1 to April 15. No Dogs and only open 10a to 2pm.
Fort Lewis TrailsGoodRim, Lion's Den, Squawker, Talker, Chapman, Chapman Flow and Jump line
Grandview TrailsClosedSeasonal Closures in effect from Dec. 1 to April 15
Overend Mountain Park Good
Twin Buttes Trails : Top ClosedClosedTop portion closed for seasonal wildlife closuresTwinButtesSeasonalClosureMap
Twin Buttes Trails: Lower Trails OpenGoodTop portion closed for seasonal wildlife closuresTwinButtesSeasonalClosureMap
Perins PeakClosedSeasonal wildlife closures for the elk coming down from the high country. Closed to all users until April 15

Telegraph Trail System

Conditions


Comments
Horse Gulch Road, Meadow, Cuchillo, Stacy's, Mike's, Flame Out, Milky Way, Rocky Road, Telegraph, AnasaziGood
Cap's ConnectGoodTrail immediately north of the HG road trail sign, connects with Cuchillo
MeadowGood
CuchilloGood
Stacy'sGood
Mike'sGood
Milky WayGood
Rocky RoadGood
TelegraphGood
AnasaziGood
Raider RidgeGood
PowerlineGood
Bread ExpressGood
SnakecharmerGoodProgressive Trail accessed by Horse Gulch Road to Rocky Road (past Meadow turn off) and follow signs. It finishes up in the quarry.
Medicine TrailGoodProgressive Trail accessed by Horse Gulch Road to Rocky Road (past Meadow turn off) . Medicine trail is lined with rocks and heads to your left and finishes up on the slab onto Horse Gulch Road.
Skyline TrailGoodTrailhead parking work in progress but trailhead is open
Sugar TrailGood
SmokejumperGoodSkyline/Sugar/Extended Ridge and Smokejumper now a 4 way intersection

Grandview Ridge Trail System

Conditions


Comments

Grandview_ClosureMap
Carbon JunctionGood Carbon Junction is open to Crites and Crites to Telegraph is OpenGrandview_ClosureMap
CowboyClosed
CritesGoodCrites open to Telegraph; you'll encounter a closure heading into the BLM.
Sale BarnClosedGrandview_ClosureMap
South RimClosed
Sidewinder Closed
Big CanyonClosedGrandview_ClosureMap
Skull RockClosedSkull Rock is NOT one way. Please be aware of other trail users, especially coming up Big Canyon.
Grandview Ridge Road (connect Three Springs) Good

Fort Lewis Trail System

Conditions


Comments

Chapman Flow TrailGoodLooker left of ice rink, (north) head up to the top of the flow trail. Drop your seat on the descent! Take the jump line or exit where sign says "Kids Zone" and go back to front of ice rink.
Rim TrailGood
Lamp PostGood
Lion's DenGood
Nature TrailGood
SquawkerGoodSquawker is the trail from FLC to Goeglein- some mud
TalkerGood Talker is the uphill from Powerline
ShockerGood Shocker is the down trail from Powerline

Hermosa Creek Trail System

Conditions

Comments
Hermosa CreekGood
Jones CreekGood
Dutch CreekGood
Goulding CreekGood
Pinkerton FlagstaffFairSnow at 10,000 feet
Elbert CreekFairSnow at 10,000 feet
Big LickFair
West Cross CreekGoodBeautiful aspen leaf viewing:
https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/sanjuan/home/%3Fcid%3Dstelprd3854716

Colorado Trail System

Conditions


Comments

Log ChutesGoodRiding Great
Dry ForkGoodTen trees cleared on the Dry Fork/Hofheins/CT loop. Dry Fork TH closed but you can ride/hike trail from Gudy's
Hofheins TrailGood
Lower CT to Gudy'sGood
High PointGood
Wall's Gulch BridgeFairPatches of snow and ice but rideable
Kennebec PassFair
Champion Venture to High PointGood
CT Cascade bridge to Slide Rock Saddle and CT from Cascade bridge south to BolamFair
CT Hotel Draw Rd to Cape of Good HopeFair

High Country Trails

Conditions

Comments
Cascade
Fair
Cascade Creek Trail
Good
Coral DrawGood
Little ElkFair
Engine CreekGoodA bit of ice and snow behind Engineer (north of Engineer Mountain Trail)
Deer Creek Good
Coal Creek Good
Engineer Mountain TrailGoodPatches of snow and some ice
Pass CreekGoodPatches of snow and some ice
Missionary RidgeGood
Haflin CreekGood
Stevens CreekGood
Red CreekGood
First ForkGood
Haviland/Chris ParkGood

Silverton Trails

Conditions


Comments
Highland MaryGood
Ice LakesGood
Purgatory FlatsGood

Surrounding Area Trails

Conditions


Comments
LaPlata CanyonGood
Phil's World (Cortez)Good
Sand Canyon (Cortez)GoodDogs need to be on leash.
Alien Run (off 550 south, near Aztec)Good
Boggy Draw
Good

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